HEA2

Level 2 Health

Course Description

What is Health Education?

In Health Education students consider their well-being, attitudes, and values, and work towards promoting the health of their community. Students have the opportunity to participate in a range of tasks, including considering ways to keep themselves safe in a variety of situations, and learning effective ways to communicate to help develop healthy relationships.

What this course involves

This course follows on from HP1000 and is useful, often essential for students intending to continue with Level 3 Health Education courses. Health Education offers students the opportunity to explore health issues, such as resiliency, improve wellbeing, understanding sexuality and analysing an adolescent health issue. The Health Education topics offer 20 credits towards NCEA Level 2. There are 3 internal standards worth 15 credits and 1 external standard, worth 5 credits. These Health Education topics also offer 20 Literacy credits. To gain course endorsement students need to complete 14 credits in Health Education (which includes the exam).

Delivery Mode

This course is only available in our Online Teaching and Learning Environment (OTLE). It includes a mix of interactive online modules and downloadable resources in PDF format, so access to a computer and broadband internet is essential. Read more on our website at www.tekura.school.nz


Pathway

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None specified.

Recommended Prior Learning

Success at NCEA Level 1 Health or equivalent.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91239 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.5 - Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91237 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91236 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.2 - Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91235 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.1 - Analyse an adolescent health issue
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0